As part of our campaign "In love, not everything is fair," this guide is intended to be a response to the needs identified and to the call that the Tu Paz Cuenta program has received from its allies and collaborators to address violence against women within the context ofChristian faith base communitiesin the eastern area of Puerto Rico.
Your Peace CountsIt carries out community insertion to know the cultural codes, traditions, roles and beliefs of women. It is sustained in a permanent dialogue where people are a fundamental part of the development of the contents of the services within the community.
Based on the recognition of people's cultural practices, beliefs and values, the services become culturally specific and are created by and for the communities to be impacted. In this case, with an emphasis on the voices and experiences of survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Health Workshop & Faith COMMUNITIES
This guide is intended to be a practical tool for leaders in faith communities and Christian churches when intervening and handling cases of domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking. Among the purposes areprovide an action plan to safely respond to victims/survivors and their family. A second purpose is to invite a deep reflection in spaces of faith on the impact of violence on women, in order to provoke new views on this social problem, including spirituality and inclusive religious practices.
This project is supported by Grant No. 2016-UW-AX-0011 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, US Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.
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